CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-1999-1095

Published: Oct 06, 1997 | Modified: Oct 18, 2016
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

sort creates temporary files and follows symbolic links, which allows local users to modify arbitrary files that are writable by the user running sort, as observed in updatedb and other programs that use sort.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux Redhat 4.1 4.1
Slackware_linux Slackware 3.3 3.3

References